In the December post, Enougher is Enougher: ANOTHER Citi Nominee, I wrote about the nomination of Marisa Lago to be deputy U.S. trade representative:
[Reposted from the Campaign for America’s Future blog | Dave Johnson | August 5, 2015]
Ms. Lago was Global Head of Compliance for Citigroup’s corporate and investment bank from 2003 to 2008. She also headed the Office of International Affairs at the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1997 to 2001.
This matters. Another revolving-door Wall Street nominee to a key position.
For better or worse, this nomination of yet another Citigroup alumna to an important position in our government comes at a time when the public has grown suspicious of Wall Street’s influence on our government.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) talked about this problem in her address to Netroots Nation last month: